Martin Ferguson has told parliament he will retire from politics at the September 14 election.
Tony Abbott has told anyone listening that farmer's wives will benefit from his platinum-plated maternity leave payments.
The ALP push on with removing the one-off $3,000 baby bonus.
Tony Abbott holds tight to his dream of giving well off working women who give birth $3,000 a week for six months.
Joe Hockey has given up exhorting everyone to wean themselves off the government induced entitlement mentality.